BRUCE THOMAS COLLECTION OF SO-CALLED DOLLARS AND OTHER MEDALS
HK-027 MS 64 BN

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: United States PHILADELPHIA, PA 1876
Design Description: SO-CALLED DOLLARS - HIBLER & KAPPEN US CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION
Item Description: COPPER SC$1 (1876) PA HK-27 LIBERTY BELL DOLLAR US CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION HK-27 OSTHEIMER COLLECTION EX. HIBLER
Full Grade: NGC MS 64 BN
Owner: Bruce Thomas Collection

Set Details

Custom Sets: BRUCE THOMAS COLLECTION OF SO-CALLED DOLLARS AND OTHER MEDALS
Competitive Sets: This coin is not competing in any sets.
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

ONLY ONE MS 65 AND ONE MS 66 FINER OF ONLY (12) LISTED IN THE NGC CENSUS AS OF 1/2022.

PREVIOUSLY OWNED BY HAROLD HIBLER, CO-AUTHOR OF THE SO-CALLED DOLLARS REFERENCE BOOK, AND EX- OSTHEIMER COLLECTION. THIS EXACT COPPER MEDAL SOLD FOR $886.00 IN THE OSTHEIMER SEALED BID AUCTION IN 2011. WHAT A PEDIGREE, WITH PREVIOUS OWNERS BEING SUCH IMPORTANT PEOPLE IN OUR HOBBY!!!

U.S. CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION 1876 PHILADELPHIA, PA

Purpose: To commemorate 100th anniversary of signing of United States Declaration of Independence.

LIBERTY BELL-INDEPENDENCE HALL DOLLARS

Struck and issued by Messrs. Deihl, Philadelphia; designed by Key. Some of pieces with small bell struck as early as 1872; with large bell, 1874, in anticipation of centennial celebration. Liberty Bell, made of bronze, weighs 2,080 pounds, is 3 feet high, measures 12 feet around lip. John Pass and Charles Stow recast bell in 1753, it having cracked year before; in 1835 it cracked beyond repair. It now hangs in Liberty Bell Center, a dedicated museum within Independence National Historical Park near old State House, renamed Independence Hall, where Declaration of Independence was unanimously adopted by Continental Congress, July 4, 1776.

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